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MLB Playoffs: Format Needs Fixing Beyond Scheduling Tweak

late July, Commissioner Bug Selig announced that the start of next year's regular season would be begin on April 1st, 2011. No April Fool's joke here, only that Mr. Selig would like to move up the season in order to avoid ending the postseason in November in conflict with the start of the NBA and NHL season and the ongoing NFL season heading for the stretch run. 

In fact, last year on November 1st, 2009, in addition to Game Four of the World Series that involved the Yankees and Phillies, there was also a Major League Soccer, National Football League, National Basketball Association, and National Hockey League game also being played the same day. It doesn't happen often that stars align, or this case the leagues for games played on the same day. This happened ...

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